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5th Grade Reading Passages

Below you'll find 5th grade reading comprehension passages along with questions and answers and vocabulary activities. These printable 5th grade practice activities are helpful for struggling readers or students who just need extra comprehension practice!

(251) Results for 5th Grade Reading Passages

Peter Pan

With a little fairy dust, we can all fly to Neverland by reading J. M. Barrie’s wonderful fantasy “Peter Pan.” This Reading S...

Reading Set: 17 Passages

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Many have seen the movie, "The Wizard of Oz," based on L. Frank Baum's novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." While it is a great ...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll's iconic "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is a journey with little Alice through a fantastical world full of va...

Reading Set: 12 Passages

Carter's Decision

Carter has a difficult decision to make. He has accepted invitations to two birthday parties that are on the same day. Will he ...

1,422 Words, 4th-5th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues

Icarus

by James Baldwin from Old Greek Stories

Chapter 14, part III passage: One of the most famous...

826 Words, 3rd-6th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

Primary Source: Halloween in 1910

from The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio) November 1, 1910

Celebrating Halloween is a tradition that goes back ...

419 Words, 5th-8th Grades, Compare and Contrast, Context Clues

Diana Is Invited to Tea with Tragic Results

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

CHAPTER XVI passage: Anne asks Diana to tea and ente...

800 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

On the Shelf

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter XXXVIII passage: There are many differences ...

679 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Compare and Contrast, Summary, Theme

A Tempest in the School Teapot

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

In this passage from "Anne of Green Gables," Anne ha...

New Impressions

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter XXXVII passage: Laurie has been rejected by ...

724 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme